Jumble Spoiler – 04/07/11

Tradition symbol of pawnbrokers--three connect...

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Visual Description:  A misinformed chess nerd.

NPITR  =  PRINT,  CTOHB  =  BOTCH,  DSEYPE  =  SPEEDY,  RCWAOD  =  COWARD   —   Giving us:  PNOHSPWA

Clue/Question:  Where he thought he needed to go to replace the missing piece.

Answer:  A PAWN SHOP

(Not bad.  Not a very difficult answer, but a couple of the clue words threw me for a bit.  Both “speedy” and “coward” had me going.  I was in the reception area of a doctor’s office, and even though no one was actually looking at me, I guess I was a little self-conscious.  I actually wussed out, looked at the cartoon, got the answer, and worked backwards to get those two words.  Guess I’m just not used to having an audience!  Nice scrambling, David.  I was thinking that “botch” might be a new word, but I’ll have to wait on the word from ralis95!  Be good, do well, my friends.)   — YUR

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4 Responses to “Jumble Spoiler – 04/07/11”


  1. 1 ralis95 April 7, 2011 at 3:52 pm

    YUR:

    Yes, BOTCH is another new word! Having to update the database almost everyday now – what with all the new words being used in the puzzles. Good to have the mental challenge back in the game!

    As I told Jeff, database is now up to 2257 words – oops, 2258 with Botch.

    You still run every day?

  2. 2 unclerave April 7, 2011 at 4:00 pm

    I run my mouth every day. But, since my injury I’m still having trouble just walking. PT is helping, but it’s slow going.

    YUR

  3. 3 Lesley April 8, 2011 at 8:59 am

    Ah, an easy puzzle for me as each word started with a consonant! Just when I think my 5th metatarsal is all healed…ouch! 4 months for me now and no PT. Doc told me it would take a YEAR for the bone to fuse back completely! Feel better! Try to be positive!

  4. 4 unclerave April 8, 2011 at 3:01 pm

    Thanks, Lesley! I am making progress, just not as quickly as I was hoping to. I’m much more patient with others than I am with myself.

    YUR


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